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Circus truck overturns, killing 1 elephant

Posted at 11:15 AM, Apr 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-03 07:32:58-04

SPAIN (CNN) - One elephant has been killed and two others were injured after the circus truck carrying them rolled over on a highway in south-west Spain.

The accident occurred when the truck moved into the right-hand lane and rolled over.

The accident blocked the Spanish highway, leading many travelers to get out their vehicles to photograph the elephants on the loose.

A spokesman for Circo Gottani, confirmed one of his circus elephants was killed on Monday in the road accident.

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